Continence Aids Payment Scheme
A yearly non-taxable payment to cover some of the cost of products that help you manage incontinence.
To get this you must:
- be 5 years or older
- have permanent and severe incontinence confirmed by a registered health professional
- be an Australian permanent resident or citizen for as long as you get the payment.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
Information about how much you can get, how we pay and why it won’t count as income.
Complete the following steps to apply for CAPS. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 25 September 2019
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